According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the United States announced that it would impose tariffs on 11 billion-dollars of products from the European Union,
just one day after US trade officials proposed a list of EU products to target as part of an ongoing aircraft dispute.
In a post on Twitter, Trump wrote, "The World Trade Organization finds that the European Union subsidies to Airbus has adversely impacted the United States,
which will now put Tariffs on $11 Billion of EU products!
The EU has taken advantage of the U.S. on trade for many years. It will soon stop!”
Reuters reports that both sides have been locked in a years-long global trade dispute
over mutual claims of illegal aid to plane giants, Netherlands-based Airbus and U.S.-based Boeing, to gain an advantage in the world jet business.